Inyo County Free Library - New Acquisitions

These are books and media new to the library and cataloged by the Inyo County Free Library.

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Leonardo

By Kemp, Martin

Publishing Date: 2004

Classification: 700

Call Number: 709.2 KEM

An exploration of Leonardo da Vinci's life and work, identifying what it was that made him so unique. Tells of his unfulfilled dreams, relationships with powerful patrons, and the truth about his views on God, humans, and nature.

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The notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci

By Leonardo

Publishing Date: [2003?]

Classification: 700

Call Number: 709.24 LEO

Leonardo filled his notebooks with sketches of inventions; he did not intend any of his notes to be published during his lifetime. By reading his notes, we gain insights into his passions and preoccupations.

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Stitch 'n bitch crochet: the happy hooker

By Stoller, Debbie

Publishing Date: 2006

Classification: 700

Call Number: 746.434 STO

An introduction to the art of crochet brings together detailed, step-by-step instructions, tips on tools and materials, fundamental techniques, and an array of creative designs and projects for beginning needleworkers.

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Titian

By Wolf, Norbert

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: 700

Call Number: 759.5 WOL

This title introduces readers to the Venetian artist with an innovative format that marries Titian's voice with his works, allowing the artist's own words to deepen the appreciation of his achievements.

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Ansel Adams

By Cannon, Basil

Publishing Date: [1999]

Classification: 700

Call Number: 779.936 CAN

This book is a selection of representative examples of Ansel Adams' National Park Service Photographs.

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Long time gone: the autobiography of David Crosby

By Crosby, David

Publishing Date: 1988

Classification: 700

Call Number: 784.54 CRO

The Story of rock 'n' roll artist David Crosby's ride on the roller coaster of celebrity and misfortune.

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Tango: the dance, the song, the story

Publishing Date: 1997

Classification: 700

Call Number: 793.3198

Exquisite publication, written by respected scholars and artist, combines scholarly research with a pleasant writing style. Covers tango's history from early-19th century to the present, addressing tango's spread into Europe and North America and its 'golden age' in Buenos Aires from the 1920s-50s; also discusses topics such as tango and 'machismo,' and the tango revival in film, theater, and literature. Includes an extended bibliography and discography. Richly illustrated with facsimiles, reproductions of drawings, paintings, and photographs.

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In the shadow of Denali

By Waterman, Jonathan

Publishing Date: c1994

Classification: 700

Call Number: 796.522 WAT

A study and celebration of North America's highest peak presents the stories of the men and women whose destinies have become intertwined with that of the dangerous mountain during struggles to reach its summit.

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Mammoth area rock climbs: the climbing guide to the eastern Sierra-north

By Lewis, Marty

Publishing Date: 2004

Classification: 700

Call Number: 796.5223 LEW

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Fly fishing Mammoth: a fly fisher's guide to the Mammoth Lakes area

By Heskett, Mark J.

Publishing Date: 1994

Classification: 700

Call Number: 799.124 HES

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